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Massive ‘Break the Internet’ Revolt This Week to ‘Save Net Neutrality’

Posted by on December 12, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Massive ‘Break the Internet’ Revolt This Week to ‘Save Net Neutrality’

Net neutrality defenders have planned a massive online demonstration this week ahead of the FCC’s scheduled vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s deeply unpopular plan to kill the open internet, which critics have denounced as “naked corporatism.” Slated to begin Tuesday—and continue through to the scheduled vote by the Republican-controlled FCC on Thursday—the “Break the Internet” protest is aimed at showing “the world what the web will look like without net neutrality.”

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Will ‘The Last Jedi’ Betray Luke Skywalker’s Turn Toward Nonviolence?

Posted by on December 10, 2017 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Will ‘The Last Jedi’ Betray Luke Skywalker’s Turn Toward Nonviolence?

With new Star Wars movie “The Last Jedi” approaching release next week, fan theories abound about the possibility of Luke Skywalker becoming a so-called “Grey Jedi,” a knight who rejects dogmatic views about good and evil and strives to balance the Light and Dark sides of the Force.

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Shouting #StoptheFCC, Net Neutrality Defenders Target Lawmakers and Verizon Nationwide

Posted by on December 8, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Shouting #StoptheFCC, Net Neutrality Defenders Target Lawmakers and Verizon Nationwide

Protesters targeted Verizon because the FCC’s Chair Pai is a former lobbyist for the company, which has—along with major internet service providers (ISPs) Comcast and AT&T—invested heavily in pressuring lawmakers to support policies that benefit telecom companies at the expense of consumers.

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Behind and Beyond the Sexual Harassment Headlines – What YOU Need to Know! feat. Jon Rappoport

Behind and Beyond the Sexual Harassment Headlines – What YOU Need to Know! feat. Jon Rappoport

If you thought the sexual harassment headlines were big enough news, think again. It goes MUCH deeper! JUST BREAKING: Time’s Person of the Year: The #MeeToo ‘Silence Breakers’ This headline should come as no surprise. Since the story about sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein broke back on October 5, the stories of harassment and abuse […]

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Protests Planned Nationwide as Vote on FCC’s ‘Catastrophic’ Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Looms

Posted by on December 5, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Protests Planned Nationwide as Vote on FCC’s ‘Catastrophic’ Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Looms

With the FCC set to vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to kill neutrality in just over a week, a diverse coalition—ranging from consumer protection organizations to progressive lawmakers to Harvard professors—have denounced the FCC’s proposals and are scheduling nationwide protests to combat the agency’s move to let massive telecom companies “cash in on the internet” at the expense of consumers.

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Story of Unlikely Friendship Goes Mega Viral — and It’s Just What the Internet Needed

Posted by on December 4, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Story of Unlikely Friendship Goes Mega Viral — and It’s Just What the Internet Needed

The budding friendship between a young black man from New York and an 80-year-old Caucasian woman from Florida was exactly what the Internet needed at the end of a long week. The tweet racked up more than 403,000 likes and 96,000 retweets just hours after the two met in person for the first time during the man’s first ever trip to the Sunshine State.

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A Dollar Spent on Bitcoin ‘Lottery Ticket’ in 2010 Now Worth Almost $4 Million

Posted by on December 2, 2017 in Alternative Media, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
A Dollar Spent on Bitcoin ‘Lottery Ticket’ in 2010 Now Worth Almost $4 Million

The incredible bitcoin rally over the past seven years has professional investors and novices alike scratching their heads.

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5 Ways You Can Pursue Excellence Without Falling Into Perfectionism

5 Ways You Can Pursue Excellence Without Falling Into Perfectionism

It’s great to strive to do your best, but when that feeling becomes a compulsion, when you lose sleep because some project didn’t turn out right, or when nothing you can do feels quite good enough, you have veered into the unhealthy territory of perfectionism.

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Mindfulness and Writing

Written by on November 28, 2017 in Conscious Art and Music, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Mindfulness and Writing

I have a notebook full of words I will only read once. It’s dedicated to my River Writing practice. River Writing is a beautifully generative writing group that my good friend, Nan Seymour, hosts. She does so in intimate groups around a warm, wooden table, at her writing studio, in Salt Lake City, Utah. I teach Yoga Nidra, a […]

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7 Healthy Habits to Help You Thrive in Our Overwhelmingly Digital World

Posted by on November 22, 2017 in Entertainment, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
7 Healthy Habits to Help You Thrive in Our Overwhelmingly Digital World

Just a few dozen years ago, there were only a few TV channels to watch – and Pac Man. Now, the choices are endless. Here’s how to handle them.

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Why Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” Is The Ultimate Thanksgiving Song (You’ll Be Amazed By Its Meaning!)

Written by on November 22, 2017 in Conscious Art and Music, Entertainment, Media & Arts with 31 Comments
Why Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” Is The Ultimate Thanksgiving Song (You’ll Be Amazed By Its Meaning!)

Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for our blessings. In Hallelujah, songwriter Leonard Cohen takes thankfulness to a whole other level. Let’s start by giving thanks to Leonard, who died two weeks ago at the age of 82, for bringing us such beautiful and meaningful song.

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7 Books That Will Jumpstart Your Cosmic Awakening

Posted by on November 22, 2017 in Books, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
7 Books That Will Jumpstart Your Cosmic Awakening

“We are all members of the same flawed species. Putting our moral vision into practice means imposing our will on others. The human lust for power and esteem, coupled with its vulnerability to self-deception and self-righteousness, makes that an invitation to a calamity, all the worse when the power is directed at a goal as quixotic as eradicating human self-interest.” ~Steven Pinker

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Watch This Young Ukrainian Girl Rock Her Throat Chakra!

Written by on November 22, 2017 in Entertainment, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Watch This Young Ukrainian Girl Rock Her Throat Chakra!

One of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to boost any of your chakras is to find someone who genuinely ROCKS a particular chakra (that you want to boost) and just be in their energy field. If you want to boost your throat chakra, I recommend you watch this unbelievable performance by Danileya Tulyeshova. In this video, I share 3 signs you’ll see when someone has a strong voice chakra — all things that aptly Danileya demonstrates.

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Is This Glass Half Empty or Half Full? (Video)

Posted by on November 20, 2017 in Entertainment, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Is This Glass Half Empty or Half Full? (Video)

The optimist will say that this glass is half full while the pessimist will say that it’s half empty. Others may say that it’s completely full of the atoms that make up water and air. Others may say that atoms are made up of 99.99% empty space so the glass is therefore mostly empty. Asap SCIENCE explains how science relates people’s emotional perspective and outlook on life.

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The Demise of Dissent: Why the Web Is Becoming Homogenized

Posted by on November 20, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Demise of Dissent: Why the Web Is Becoming Homogenized

Simply put, the web is becoming Orwellian. There’s plenty of approved “diversity of opinion,” but dissent is being sidelined to the fringes as a risk to the perfection of managed content.

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